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Review Wednesday: 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher

I’ve been meaning to talk about 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher for nearly three years. It is one of the most moving books I’ve read, and it goes well with this month’s topic. I believe, quite simply, that it is the best book … Continue reading

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About the Term “Triggering”

I just read an article in The New Republic about the increasing attachment of the label “triggering” to media online and in college classrooms as a way to effectively censor certain content. The article also mentioned the recent Wellesley College … Continue reading

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Awesome Video about Sex

So quite awhile back I was doing research for a book about menstruation and sexuality for not-pink-wearing older teen girls. And I discovered that books about sex (and menstruation) tend to pretty much suck. Also in a lot of cases … Continue reading

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The Female Road Narrative: Some Thoughts

A good friend directed me to this thought-provoking article: The Lack of Female Road Narratives and Why it Matters from The American Reader. The author’s basic premise seems to be that compared to the number of male adventure books, female adventure books … Continue reading

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Books About Abusive Relationships

I am so bad about reviewing good books that I read. I have a whole stack of books that I have been meaning to talk about on here for ages and I seem to never get around to them. In … Continue reading

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The Day I Taught How Not to Rape

This is a wonderful post I came across today about the really scary misapprehensions some teens have about what actually does and does not constitute rape. And the author made the really vital point that we NEED to be having … Continue reading

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True Violence and Victim Mentality

  So, this share showed up on my facebook this morning. Of course, I was procrastinating writing so I had to think about it. And then I went to work, and I kept thinking about it. And I thought and … Continue reading

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